What are tarragon leaves?
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Tarragon is a perennial herb in the family Asteraceae related to wormwood. Corresponding to its species name, a common term for the plant is "dragon herb.
French tarragon is the variety generally considered best for the kitchen, but cannot be grown from seed. It is normally purchased as a plant, and some care must be taken to ensure that true French tarragon is purchased. A perennial, it normally goes dormant in winter. It likes a hot, sunny spot, without excessive watering.
Tarragon is one of the four fines herbes of French cooking, and particularly suitable for chicken, lasagna, fish and egg dishes. Tarragon is one of the main components of Béarnaise sauce. Fresh, lightly bruised sprigs of tarragon may be steeped in vinegar to impart their flavor.
Tarragon leaves are usually found in the produce section or aisle of the grocery store or supermarket.
Tarragon leaves are a member of the Spices and Herbs US Department of Agriculture nutritional food group.
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|British (UK) term:||Tarragon leaves|
|en français:||feuilles d'estragon|
|en español:||hojas de estragón|
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